Sections in This Issue:

Daily Digest

Monday, June 5, 2017

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    See Résumé of Congressional Activity.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S3235–S3251

Measures Introduced: One bill and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1290, and S. Res. 184.
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Measures Reported:

S. 61, to remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105–384 and for other purposes. (S. Rept. No. 115–88)

S. 1129, to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115–89)

S. 88, to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the Internet of Things. (S. Rept. No. 115–90)

H.R. 601, to enhance the transparency and accelerate the impact of assistance provided under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to promote quality basic education in developing countries, to better enable such countries to achieve universal access to quality basic education and improved learning outcomes, to eliminate duplication and waste, with amendments.

S. Res. 18, reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's economic reforms, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an amended preamble.

S. Res. 114, expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an amended preamble.
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Measures Passed:

50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem: By a unanimous vote of 90 yeas (Vote No. 138), Senate agreed to S. Res. 176, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.
Pages S3235–38


Relative to the Death of Former Senator Jim Bunning: Senate agreed to S. Res. 184, relative to the death of James Paul David ``Jim'' Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Pages S3244–45

Measures Considered:

Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 722, to impose sanctions with respect to Iran in relation to Iran's ballistic missile program, support for acts of international terrorism, and violations of human rights.
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A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
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Elwood Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Senate resume consideration of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, under the previous order of Thursday, May 25, 2017.
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Nominations Confirmed: On Thursday, May 25, 2017, Senate confirmed the following nominations:

By 52 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. EX. 137), Amul R. Thapar, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

David L. Norquist, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).

Kari A. Bingen, of Virginia, to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

Robert Story Karem, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

3 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

54 Army nominations in the rank of general.

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2 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.

22 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.
Pages S3249–51


Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Henry Kerner, of California, to be Special Counsel, Office of Special Counsel, for the term of five years.

1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general.

44 Army nominations in the rank of general.

1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.
Pages S3245–49


Messages from the House:
Pages S3241–42


Measures Referred:
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Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S3242–44


Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--138)
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Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Jim Bunning, in accordance with S. Res. 184, at 6:33 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3245.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

ISIS'S GLOBAL REACH

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee received a closed briefing on beyond Iraq and Syria, focusing on ISIS's global reach from Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, and Conrad Tribble, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, both of the Department of State; and John Mulligan, Deputy Director, National Counterterrorism Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action



The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

COUNTERING CORRUPTION IN THE OSCE REGION

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: On Thursday, June 1, 2017, Commission received a briefing on countering corruption in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe region, focusing on returning ill-gotten assets and closing safe havens from Charles Davidson, Hudson Institute Kleptocracy Initiative, Ken Hurwitz, Open Society Justice Initiative, and Brian Campbell, all of Washington, D.C.

NEW PUBLIC LAWS

(
For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D559)

S. 419, to require adequate reporting on the Public Safety Officers' Benefits program. Signed on June 2, 2017. (Public Law 115–36)

S. 583, to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers. Signed on June 2, 2017. (Public Law 115–37)

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

JUNE 6, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Education, 10 a.m., SD–124.

Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for Department of Defense military construction and family housing, 2:30 p.m., SD–124.

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Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2018 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SD–G50.

Subcommittee on SeaPower, to hold hearings to examine Marine Corps ground modernization in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2018 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:30 p.m., SR–232A.

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Kevin Allen Hassett, of Massachusetts, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Pamela Hughes Patenaude, of New Hampshire, to be Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 10 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: business meeting to consider the nominations of Dan R. Brouillette, of Texas, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy, Neil Chatterjee, of Kentucky, and Robert F. Powelson, of Pennsylvania, each to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, 9:30 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m., SD–342.

Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 3 p.m., SH–219.

House

Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 10, the ``Financial CHOICE Act of 2017''; and H.R. 2213, the ``Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of June 5 through June 9, 2017

Senate Chamber

On Tuesday, Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at 2:15 p.m.

Following disposition of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, Senate will begin consideration of S. 1094, Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, and vote on passage of the bill at approximately 6:15 p.m.

On Wednesday, Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 722, Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act.

During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

Senate Committees

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Committee on Appropriations: June 6, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Education, 10 a.m., SD–124.

June 6, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for Department of Defense military construction and family housing, 2:30 p.m., SD–124.

June 7, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the USDA Forest Service, 9:30 a.m., SD–124.

June 7, Subcommittee on Department of Defense, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Army, 10:30 a.m., SD–192.

June 7, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2:30 p.m., SD–138.

June 7, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2:30 p.m., SD–192.

June 7, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Library of Congress and the Architect of the Capitol, 3 p.m., SD–124.

June 8, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Commerce, 10 a.m., SD–192.

Committee on Armed Services: June 6, to hold hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2018 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SD–G50.

June 6, Subcommittee on SeaPower, to hold hearings to examine Marine Corps ground modernization in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2018 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:30 p.m., SR–232A.

June 7, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, to hold hearings to examine Department of Defense nuclear acquisition programs and the nuclear doctrine, 2:30 p.m., SR–222.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2018 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SD–G50.

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Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: June 6, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Kevin Allen Hassett, of Massachusetts, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Pamela Hughes Patenaude, of New Hampshire, to be Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 10 a.m., SD–538.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine fostering economic growth, focusing on the role of financial institutions in local communities, 10 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on the Budget: June 7, to hold hearings to examine the nomination of Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, 2:30 p.m., SD–608.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: June 7, to hold hearings to examine Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, focusing on administration perspectives, 10 a.m., SR–253.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Derek Kan, of California, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, David J. Redl, of New York, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, and Robert L. Sumwalt III, of South Carolina, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board, 10 a.m., SR–253.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: June 6, business meeting to consider the nominations of Dan R. Brouillette, of Texas, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy, Neil Chatterjee, of Kentucky, and Robert F. Powelson, of Pennsylvania, each to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, 9:30 a.m., SD–366.

June 7, Subcommittee on National Parks, to hold hearings to examine working to improve the National Park Service workplace environment, 2:30 p.m., SD–366.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine cost reductions in emerging energy technologies with a specific focus on how recent trends may affect today's energy landscape, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: June 7, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, Annie Caputo, and David Wright, each to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Susan Parker Bodine, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Finance: June 7, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Eric D. Hargan, of Illinois, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, and David Malpass, of New York, to be an Under Secretary, Andrew K. Maloney, of Virginia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary, and Brent James McIntosh, of Michigan, to be General Counsel, all of the Department of the Treasury, 10:15 a.m., SD–215.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2018, 9:45 a.m., SD–215.

Committee on Foreign Relations: June 5, to receive a closed briefing on beyond Iraq and Syria, focusing on ISIS's global reach, 5 p.m., SVC–217.

June 7, Full Committee, business meeting to consider pending calendar business, Time to be announced, S–216, Capitol.

June 8, Full Committee, business meeting to consider pending calendar business; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine beyond Iraq and Syria, focusing on ISIS's global reach, 10 a.m., SD–419.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: June 6, to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m., SD–342.

June 7, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Neomi Rao, of the District of Columbia, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director, both of the Office of Management and Budget, and Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m., SD–342.

Committee on the Judiciary: June 8, business meeting to consider S. 782, to reauthorize the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, and the nominations of Noel J. Francisco, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States, and Makan Delrahim, of California, Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, and Stephen Elliott Boyd, of Alabama, each to be an Assistant Attorney General, all of the Department of Justice, David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District Judge for the District of Idaho, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, Vishal J. Amin, of Michigan, to be Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive Office of the President, and Lee Francis Cissna, of Maryland, to be Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 9:30 a.m., SD–226.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: June 7, to hold hearings to examine the Veterans Choice Program and the future of care in the community, 2:30 p.m., SR–418.

Select Committee on Intelligence: June 6, to hold closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 3 p.m., SH–219.

June 7, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, 10 a.m., SH–216.

June 7, Full Committee, to hold closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 2 p.m., SH–219.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine certain intelligence matters relating to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 10 a.m., SH–216.

June 8, Full Committee, to hold closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 1 p.m., SH–219.

House Committees

Committee on Agriculture, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development'', 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

June 8, Subcommittee on Nutrition, hearing entitled ``The Next Farm Bill: SNAP Technology and Modernization'', 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

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Committee on Appropriations, June 7, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Labor, 10 a.m., 2358–C Rayburn.

June 7, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the National Science Foundation, 10:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of the Interior, 9:30 a.m., 2007 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 10 a.m., 2362–A Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2 p.m., 2359 Rayburn.

June 9, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, hearing entitled ``Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection FY18 Budget Request'', 8 a.m., 2008 Rayburn.

Committee on Armed Services, June 7, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, hearing entitled ``Fiscal Year 2018 Priorities and Posture of Missile Defeat Programs and Activities'', 2 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.

June 7, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, hearing entitled ``Combat Aviation Modernization Programs and the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request'', 3:30 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.

Committee on the Budget, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``The Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Pro-Growth Policies'', 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 8, Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, hearing entitled ``Disrupter Series: Improving Consumer's Financial Options with FinTech'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Examining the Role of the Department of Health and Human Services in Health Care Cybersecurity'', 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

June 9, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Examining H.R. 772, The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017'', 9 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Financial Services, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Flood Insurance Reform: A Taxpayer's Perspective'', 10:30 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, hearing entitled ``Virtual Currency: Financial Innovation and National Security Implications'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, June 7, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, hearing entitled ``Energy Opportunities in North America'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

June 8, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Attacking Hezbollah's Financial Network: Policy Options'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on Homeland Security, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization and the President's FY 2018 Budget Request'', 10 a.m., HVC–210.

June 8, Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security, hearing entitled ``How Can the United States Secret Service Evolve to Meet the Challenges Ahead?'', 2 p.m., HVC–210.

Committee on House Administration, June 8, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Oversight of the Library of Congress' Information Technology Management'', 10 a.m., 1310 Longworth.

Committee on the Judiciary, June 8, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Oversight of Department of Justice Grant Programs'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

June 8, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, hearing entitled ``A Time to Reform: Oversight of the Activities of the Justice Department's Civil, Tax and Environment and Natural Resources Divisions and the U.S. Trustee Program'', 1 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, June 7, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, hearing entitled ``Oversight Hearing on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's Abandoned Mine Lands Program'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

June 7, Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs, hearing on H.R. 1074, to repeal the Act entitled ``An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation''; H.R. 1901, the ``Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017''; and S. 249, to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and for other purposes, 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

June 8, Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans, hearing on H.R. 2083, the ``Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act''; and legislation to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the transfer to non-Federal ownership of appropriate reclamation projects or facilities, and for other purposes, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

June 8, Subcommittee on Federal Lands, hearing entitled ``Burdensome Litigation and Federal Bureaucratic Roadblocks to Manage our Nation's Overgrown, Fire-Prone National Forests'', 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Fast and Furious, Six Years Later'', 9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, June 8, Subcommittee on Science, Space, and Technology, hearing entitled ``An Overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2018'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

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June 8, Full Committee, markup on the ``American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act of 2017'', 1:30 p.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, June 7, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 2763, the ``Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017''; H.R. 2594, the ``Small Business Payment for Performance Act of 2017''; H.R. 2333, the ``Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2017''; H.R. 2364, the ``Investing in Main Street Act of 2017''; and H.R. 2056, the ``Microloan Modernization Act of 2017'', 11 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, June 7, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hearing entitled ``Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Coast Guard Sea, Land, and Air Capabilities'', 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

June 8, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Federal Aviation Administration Authorization'', 9:30 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs, June 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Overcoming PTSD: Assessing VA's Efforts to Promote Wellness and Healing'', 10 a.m., 334 Cannon.

Committee on Ways and Means, June 7, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Medicare Advantage Hearing on Promoting Integrated and Coordinated Care for Medicare Beneficiaries'', 2 p.m., 1100 Longworth.

June 8, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Department of Health and Human Services' Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request'', 1 p.m., 1100 Longworth.

Joint Meetings

Joint Economic Committee: June 8, to hold hearings to examine economic aspects of the opioid crisis, 10 a.m., 1100, Longworth Building.June 5, 2017* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no accompanyingreport. A total of 87 written reports have been filed in the Senate, 153 reports have been filed in the House.

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Résumé of Congressional Activity

FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTEENTH CONGRESS

The first table gives a comprehensive résumé of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House.

The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

    DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY

January 3 through May 31, 2017

SenateHouseTotal

Days in session

8482
. .

Time in session

549 hrs., 5367 hrs., 20
. .

Congressional Record:

Pages of proceedings

3,2314,618
. .

Extensions of Remarks

. .744
. .

Public bills enacted into law

1025
35

Private bills enacted into law

. .. .
. .

Bills in conference

. .. .
. .

Measures passed, total

157295
452

Senate bills

208
. .

House bills

15183
. .

Senate joint resolutions

65
. .

House joint resolutions

1416
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

44
. .

House concurrent resolutions

57
. .

Simple resolutions

9372
. .

Measures reported, total

*119*151
270

Senate bills

81. .
. .

House bills

16103
. .

Senate joint resolutions

1. .
. .

House joint resolutions

. .. .
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

. .. .
. .

House concurrent resolutions

. .2
. .

Simple resolutions

2146
. .

Special reports

122
. .

Conference reports

. .. .
. .

Measures pending on calendar

9227
. .

Measures introduced, total

1,5223,306
4,828

Bills

1,2792,768
. .

Joint resolutions

43104
. .

Concurrent resolutions

1763
. .

Simple resolutions

183371
. .

Quorum calls

31
. .

Yea-and-nay votes

137142
. .

Recorded votes

. .142
. .

Bills vetoed

. .. .
. .

Vetoes overridden

. .. .
. .

    DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

January 3 through May 31, 2017

Civilian nominations, totaling 144, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

43

Unconfirmed

75

Withdrawn

26

Other Civilian nominations, totaling 378, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

347

Unconfirmed

31

Air Force nominations, totaling 1,747, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

1,734

Unconfirmed

13

Army nominations, totaling 3,260, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

3,151

Unconfirmed

109

Navy nominations, totaling 888, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

185

Unconfirmed

703

Marine Corps nominations, totaling 1,303, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

1,301

Unconfirmed

2

Summary

Total nominations carried over from the First Session

0

Total nominations received this Session

7,720

Total confirmed

6,761

Total unconfirmed

933

Total withdrawn

26

Total returned to the White House

0
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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Tuesday, June 6

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at 2:15 p.m.

Following disposition of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, Senate will begin consideration of S. 1094, Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, and vote on passage of the bill at approximately 6:15 p.m.

(Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)




Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, June 6

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Consideration of the following measures under suspension of the Rules: 1) H. Res. 354--Condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future; 2) H.R. 390--Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017; and 3) H. Res. 355--Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the wake of these attacks.

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